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How To Grow Your Own Potatoes. They can be sown outdoors once soil temperatures are above 6. Add some grass clipping and mulch on top to maintain moisture.

Grow Your Own Potatoes
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You can grow potatoes on almost any space since you can use a burlap sack or even a few tires stacked on top of each other. Add some grass clipping and mulch on top to maintain moisture. Space potatoes about 30cm (1ft) apart, with most sprouts on each potato facing upwards.

Grow Your Own Potatoes

This encourages the tubers (potatoes) to grow. This is a good way to get an early batch of new potatoes. The shoots should start to appear through the soil in one to two weeks. Choose a good sized container, checking that it has several drainage holes in the bottom.